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Cleaning up our act

Yesterday, having written a recap of recent family genealogy work, I had not intended to write another post this morning.  However, writing provides a catharsis. From what I’ve read in various medical sources, reading  and writing also sharpen part of the brain, or help it retain sharpness.   502 more words

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2017: America's Wall

Future historians will pinpoint 2016 as a consequential year that set events in motion that had enormous implications for the future.  The pending Donald Trump administration has already caused further divisiveness and created concern with his multi-billion dollar cabinet nominations.  855 more words

Podcast Episode 7 - The power of music

In this episode, we explore the power of music in bringing everyday people together and solving issues around the world. We begin in South Korea to understand the impact of a global phenomenon such as the… 1,053 more words

Social Progress

Don't worry, be happy

Ginnie over at Goldendaze has the right idea with regard to Trump….it is what it is.  Many leftist friends are wringing their hands and some on the right are gleeful.   453 more words

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Persuasion Not Petitions

Recently, I read a BBC article about the kind of online petitions that get rejected by the government. Although it’s meant to be a lighthearted piece, it unintentionally illustrates a disturbing public mentality. 1,011 more words

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Cooling off

At last our weather is growing cooler here in Northern Virginia. However the southeast is still suffering with drought.  Hopefully we will receive some rain in the near future.   736 more words

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